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Posts by monkeyshine

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  • All buffalo shot and killed

    04/24/2015 7:10:32 PM PDT · 4 of 5
    monkeyshine to Kenny500c

    Wow what a headline. And from Albany, no less. Interstate rivalry?

  • Jacob's Journey: Life as a Transgender 5-Year-Old

    04/24/2015 12:34:56 PM PDT · 65 of 65
    monkeyshine to Blood of Tyrants

    And to think people ridicule Tom Cruise and Scientology for their hatred of psychotherapy.

  • Poll: Vast Majority of Americans Say Hillary Being a Woman "Doesn't Matter Much" In .. Their Vote

    04/13/2015 1:15:41 PM PDT · 11 of 35
    monkeyshine to Servant of the Cross

    Tthey must be talking about those introverted redneck racists in Utah, who voted for... Mia Love, a black woman? Or the New England elitists who voted for Susan Collins and Kelly Ayotte? Those midwesterners who elected Joni Ernst and Deb Fisher. Alaska may have a small population but they sent Lisa Murkowski to the Senate. Must be the deliverance of West Virginia’s Shelly Moore Capito. Those Republicans sure hate women. /s

  • Is Ted Cruz Latino enough?

    04/10/2015 1:04:17 PM PDT · 19 of 83
    monkeyshine to 2ndDivisionVet

    A very long article that does nothing to illuminate the content of his character. We have raised a generation of professional whining book cover judges.

  • In Syria's war, Alawites pay heavy price for loyalty to Bashar al-Assad (1/3 military age men KIA)

    04/07/2015 1:37:12 PM PDT · 2 of 16
    monkeyshine to C19fan

    That is why they are bringing in Iranian divisions.

  • Mitch McConnell: Congress to 'respond legislatively' to Iran nuclear bill

    04/06/2015 4:18:48 PM PDT · 5 of 19
    monkeyshine to marron

    Yeah that doesn’t make any sense at all. They want to pass a law asking to review the treaty? Not only they don’t have to do that, but Obama could veto it assuming it got through Congress. Or maybe not. Maybe Obama would sign it. Then what?

    This is all just part of a larger problem of the abdication of congressional authority to the executive branch. And I do understand why we (they) would want and need a leader, but they have set up a giant apparatus in the federal government that really only answers to the executive. Sure they have oversight but nearly every agency answers to the cabinet and the executive picks the cabinent. And the agency executives outlast many different presidents. Where the real power lies.

  • U-Va. fraternity announces lawsuit against Rolling Stone

    04/06/2015 3:12:02 PM PDT · 27 of 31
    monkeyshine to outpostinmass2

    Yes that is something else very troubling about politics; creating situations to advance an agenda. I suppose this tactic was always there. “You supply the pictures and I’ll supply the war” but its just one more reason to distrust government and to insist on maintaining a strict limit to its size and scope. That some hacks would think nothing of slandering (or worse) innocent people to advance what in this case is really a quit small and wrong headed change in procedure shows us all that some people will go to any lengths to advance their ideals. I seem to find this more on the left but I’m sure left and right both do it. Here, some people created a fiction (and others ran with it in print) in the effort to change the way rape is reported and adjudicated on campus. And we saw also the reporter in Ohio who went to scores of restaurants and suppliers asking if they would cater her gay wedding until she finally found one who would say no so she could write a story about it. But maybe its always been that way. NBC blew up trucks with dynamite to claim they had faulty gas tanks, and CBS practically invented letters out of whole cloth to accuse Bush of dodging his duty, and I know there are many other examples. Can’t trust politicians and can’t trust the press, either. All the more reason to keep them small and out of our lives as much as possible.

  • U-Va. fraternity announces lawsuit against Rolling Stone

    04/06/2015 2:54:20 PM PDT · 26 of 31
    monkeyshine to outpostinmass2

    Yes I almost forgot about that - this is almost the same story told to the Senate panel just now its 7 men instead of 5. And that they said this attack was part of a ritual initiation process that occurs every year just makes it all the more incredible. Who can really believe that a group of random kids who really barely know each other (they were new to the fraternity so they couldn’t have known each other for more than 2 or 3 months) join in on a violent sexual assault against a woman just to join a social club? Not one of the kids tries to stop it, or calls the cops, or tells a friend, or tells his mother or father, or even talks to any one of the other 133 kids in the fraternity about it? And this happens year after year?

    What goes on in the minds of the writer, editor, the publisher and everyone involved in the publication that they can believed that this was true? Well maybe the writer wanted it to be true, since she passed on several other stories with more corroboration because this one is more sensational and would get more notoriety. So she surrendered all journalistic ethics to get the scoop (and the source apparently demanded that she not check on the facts, terms to which the writer seems to have agreed). The Columbia university review of Rolling Stone suggested that maybe the other staff didn’t want to push back on the facts lest they appear “insensitive”, so they deferred their judgement on account of the fact that they were not women. Which kind of tells you why and how this whole story broke down. They were all hoisted on their on own PC petards. I thought PC had run amok a long time ago but clearly not. Maybe this is the nadir of PC and we can put an end to this forced idiocy and start to reaffirm our natural human intellectual capacity.

  • U-Va. fraternity announces lawsuit against Rolling Stone

    04/06/2015 1:45:17 PM PDT · 15 of 31
    monkeyshine to outpostinmass2

    The reporter wanted a sensational story that fit into her personal bias. She wanted to believe the worst. She has in her mind some very sick ideas about the nature of youth, the nature of men. That she would believe without question that 7 young men who each came from different schools with different backgrounds, and from different states all met up in a fraternity and conspired to kidnap, beat and rape a woman. And then, they agree to keep it completely quiet, so that none of the men ever say a word, like this was just a routine day in the life of your typical young man. She wasn’t exposing crime or righting an injustice, she was telling us that she believes men are sociopaths who can easily and without remorse commit horrific crimes against women as a matter of course.

    What does this say about her, and her magazine that they let her stay on?

  • On water, Big Ag should ante up, too

    04/05/2015 2:16:11 PM PDT · 31 of 54
    monkeyshine to ansel12

    I read that 10% of the water used goes to growing Almonds. I don’t know if that is true, and I am not anti-almonds they are good. But I don’t know if they represent the true cost when you factor in what everyone else has to do to subsidize them. If we need to cut 20% of usage, almond growers would account for half of the savings.

    And that is always a problem - government mandates always end up distorting markets often in ways that are not obvious. If instead of making everyone change out their toilets they just charged the market price for water then the cost of Almonds would reflect that consumption.

  • NBC’s Ann Curry Compares Conservatives in U.S. to Skeptical Iranian Leaders Ahead of Deadline

    03/31/2015 11:14:23 AM PDT · 10 of 10
    monkeyshine to Jan_Sobieski

    Funny how “conservatives” in the US have a lot in common with the Socialists in France on this issue. Pathetic partisanship on the part of network news.

  • Pro-Rouhani Defector Blasts US Negotiators as Iran Apologists

    03/28/2015 7:11:54 PM PDT · 5 of 7
    monkeyshine to Kevin in California

    Did he defect during the talks? I mean, did Iran send him to the talks and then he asked for asylum, or was he in the west already?

  • Bar on Swipe Fee Is Unconstitutional

    03/28/2015 7:06:19 PM PDT · 32 of 33
    monkeyshine to monkeyshine; 1010RD

    Oh one more thought - the card companies don’t really compete much. A little but not much. They compete for customers but most merchants take all the cards (some don’t take amex due to the fees). Amex charges more but offers points. The card companies charge merchants more if you use a points type visa/mc too, or a business card instead of a personal card. They compete on interest rate to customers but do not compete for merchant fees they charge what they charge so a merchant is not really incentivized to accept one type of visa card vs another. I have seen in some few instances where the merchant has asked for 4% or 5% because of the business/points card, or charged more for the business card than a personal card but that is very rare in my experience and with specialty merchants. Most routine merchants don’t vary their prices at all (unless you ask).

  • Bar on Swipe Fee Is Unconstitutional

    03/28/2015 7:01:06 PM PDT · 31 of 33
    monkeyshine to 1010RD

    Yes we do need more competition. I am not sure where the bottleneck may be. The hardware/software? Or is it a question of limited offerings? You only have a few choices Visa/MC etc so they are not incentivized to compete on price.

    I suspect Apple would like to ultimately be its own credit card, not as a bridge to the major cc companies. I have a lot of thoughts on that. The iPhone is premium priced, and many say Apple just wants the top end of the market. They do not lower prices, lease out their software or sell their hardware. It is all or nothing, their way or not. They are in an ideal spot to offer credit terms since they likely have a slight edge in terms of the credit-worthiness of their clients. So they may end up being competitive, or they may end up trying to develop a parallel network for transactions whether that would be competitive I am not sure. Their customers don’t seem to mind paying a bit more for perceived value and convenience.

  • Bar on Swipe Fee Is Unconstitutional

    03/28/2015 6:53:38 PM PDT · 30 of 33
    monkeyshine to FredZarguna

    I don’t need to be a counselor to have an informed reasoned opinion on the constitutionality of a law. I was responding to your comment wherein you said that the state can regulate commerce inside its borders and that the federal court needed to butt out. As you have, I could think of other ways to argue it too. For example, the transmission of the credit card data either in the air or over copper/cable/fiber is regulated too. I am not advocating either way just saying.

    As for the question of free speech, CA merchants were not permitted to charge more for credit card transaction, but were only permitted to promote a discount to cash paying customers. This is mathematically equivalent so its not a question of deception, fraud, etc. Question was can the state regulate the way merchants communicate this dual pricing? The court said California may not restrict the free speech of a merchant by proscribing some of the ways in which he informs customers about the difference between cash and credit card prices. As a person who plays an attorney on the internet (/s), I think that is a fair decision and agree on these grounds.

    Finally, yes I believe paying 3% (or being charged 3% either way you choose to look at it) is an obscene amount of money for a transaction. It is ironic in many ways the methods that cost banks the least cost us the most. ATM transaction, automatic pin swipes etc have much less risk, human involvement and time & overhead costs than checks or cash transaction yet they cost more “for the convenience”. And its not just 3% there is a flat transaction fee plus a vig (though some are lower, in the 2% range). Whether Apple or Google et al fees are reasonable is a separate question, I mentioned them by name in a series of names because they are well known upstarts but so far they are using many of the same systems. The point I was making was there is a dearth of competition somewhere in that market. You may be right that new comers are charging a lot of money too, but that would be because they can. And that would be the reason they are coming into the market in the first place. It if was efficient and competitive they would have much less incentive to enter the market unless they made it more efficient and could profit by that. If they are truly competitors and if the costs were transparent it should work to drive down prices over time and that would inhibit competition. But I think perhaps these companies are looking to change behaviors entirely, to switch people away from Visa/MC/Amex/Discover and into their own banking systems either as a bridge to their bank accounts or by offering credit terms of their own. Apple surely has the cash to open a credit division.

  • Jewish group calls out Lena Dunham for 'tasteless' New Yorker essay 'Dog or Jewish Boyfriend'

    03/27/2015 9:47:21 PM PDT · 29 of 29
    monkeyshine to nickcarraway

    Which one likes to stick his head on her lap?
    Which one sniffs her behind?
    Which one pretends to love her unconditionally but is really only there because she feeds him?

  • Nasrallah: Arabs should unite to attack Israel, not Yemen

    03/27/2015 9:36:40 PM PDT · 9 of 9
    monkeyshine to Star Traveler

    Nasrelleh: “Let’s you and him fight!”

  • Bar on Swipe Fee Is Unconstitutional

    03/27/2015 9:33:51 PM PDT · 7 of 33
    monkeyshine to FredZarguna

    The banks charge the fees. The banks are interstate. The credit card companies too which act as a sort of umbrella for banks. Don’t get me wrong, I am for free market. That said, 3% plus (often 50 cents to 95 cents) is obscene. We need more competition. Apple pay, google pay cant come soon enough. Hoping more will join the fray and drive down costs.

  • NSA should have a copy of Clinton's emails

    03/27/2015 7:33:57 PM PDT · 26 of 43
    monkeyshine to DB

    I doubt this woman is so dumb as to leave a paper trail of incriminating evidence anyway. There is no there there, imo. Forget about what the emails say. Concentrate on the deliberate obstruction and the selling of State Policy to donors to her charity. It is unseemly that she raised tens of millions or even hundreds of millions of dollars from the very people to whom she was the official diplomatic interlocutor. Of course she knew what setting up a private server in her home was all about. Nobody believes her “convenience” story. Everyone knows why she did it. So it doesn’t matter what is on them. What matters is she fits a pattern of abuse, evasion, corruption. This is the FBI files in her bedroom, the rose law firm billing records, vince foster files, charlie trie & johnny chung, whitewater, $100,000 in commodities trading, and the selling of the lincoln bedroom all over again. America can’t keep going through this.

  • You Can 3D Print A Heavy-Caliber Gun — And It’s Totally Legal

    03/27/2015 4:16:32 PM PDT · 23 of 40
    monkeyshine to Star Traveler

    That is the idea, of course. You can make your own spare parts, and in fact you can make your own 3D printer. Self-replicating.

  • Prosecutor Who Won’t Charge Woman for Killing Unborn Baby Had Planned Parenthood Backing

    03/27/2015 2:29:40 PM PDT · 24 of 25
    monkeyshine to GraceG

    In theory thanks to the USSC, they can tax you, say, $100,000 if you have a child. So no they cannot (yet) force you to have an abortion but they can make it unbearably (more) expensive... like they did with Obamacare. “You are free to do what you want, but if you don’t do what we ask you pay a tax.”

  • France: Talks to start within days on UN draft on Israel

    03/27/2015 2:01:48 PM PDT · 12 of 13
    monkeyshine to Star Traveler

    They need to be careful. If they upend Oslo, what would Israel’s legal responsibilities be to the Palestinians? Cooperation on tax revenues, water distribution, import/exports/job permits, and scores of other essential services would be put in jeopardy. If they say that cooperation between the two sides will not work now, I am not sure how they think it will work afterwards.

  • Purge: California GOP Kicks out Conservative Policy Staff

    03/27/2015 1:24:13 PM PDT · 5 of 31
    monkeyshine to E. Pluribus Unum

    What would be the purpose of a state party GOP? How are they different from Democrats? Seriously. If the GOP is defined as a party that supports limited federal government and limited federal interference in the state, what would the state party stand for? Why would it exist?

    And don’t they know, nobody respects a sycophant.

  • Republicans pass budgets in both House and Senate, trim $5.1 trillion in spending

    03/27/2015 12:46:48 PM PDT · 24 of 28
    monkeyshine to SeekAndFind

    If they hold the line they can force capitulation, instead of capitulating as they usually do. Of course they will get heaps of criticism from the media and the Democrats, but if Obama doesn’t sign it (and if the Democrats in Congress decide to spite some in favor of none) they will be the ones held to the charge of “do nothing”, “The No Party” and “Shutting Down the Government” etc. Lets see how united they really are, and whether they can rise to some low level of principle.

  • Saudi Ambassador to U.S. won't rule out building nukes

    03/27/2015 12:51:34 AM PDT · 3 of 18
    monkeyshine to TigerClaws

    Of course they will build their own nukes. Nobody will stop them. Nobody has the moral credibility to even try. The Shia and Sunni are sworn enemies of a religion that has yet to find its reformation. You give the bomb to the Shia the Sunni will want their own.

    The reason to help Iran in from the cold, as I understood it, was to help stabilize the region, to get an ally with the Shia in Iraq and in the war against ISIL. The price for that seems too high, and obviously the Iranians are contributing to plenty of additional destabilization - in Yemen, in Syria, in Iraq, in Gaza, in Lebanon and in African contries too.

  • Obama's Mideast 'free fall'

    03/27/2015 12:24:55 AM PDT · 35 of 48
    monkeyshine to Jim Robinson

    Reports are the Iran deal is a fait accompli. Obama wanted a deal so badly he caved on Iranian demands. 1) nobody knows what work they have done to date, so there is no way in the future to see if they have progressed 2) they can keep inspectors out anyway and 3) they can continue to run centrifuges in hidden bunkers and 4) we lift the sanctions before any of this goes into effect. Not sure if this is really the deal but its been reported, and somehow this deal is better than no deal? Not sure why - not like Iran is going to be a stabilizing force in the region which was the ostensible reason for it. They can’t make that claim with a straight face. So what do we get from it? We get weaker, we get laughed at, we make our allies quiver in the knees and not like Chris Matthews. I guess that is what he wants to make America just like any other nation.

  • California Loosens Jessica's Law Rules On Where Sex Offenders Can Live

    03/26/2015 9:03:21 PM PDT · 12 of 19
    monkeyshine to Steelfish

    Well as long as they don’t bring a gun near a school...

  • Fresno Deputy Police Chief Keith Foster Busted on Drug Charges

    03/26/2015 8:28:48 PM PDT · 11 of 23
    monkeyshine to tcrlaf

    No surprise here. How many cops were on Al Capone’s payroll?

  • EXCLUSIVE: Bernie Sanders’ Wife May Have Defrauded State Agency, Bank

    03/26/2015 8:11:12 PM PDT · 10 of 23
    monkeyshine to E. Pluribus Unum

    It’s OK. She meant well. It was for a good cause. Nobody was hurt.

  • Are You Satisfied by Cruz's Latest Obamacare Answer?

    03/26/2015 8:03:12 PM PDT · 28 of 49
    monkeyshine to conservativejoy

    Of course it makes no sense. Good thing is that the attacks will get tired soon and have less impact. Let them attack stupid things with stupid ideas early.

  • Yemen: Egyptian Navy Chases Iranian Warships to Retreat from Port of Aden

    03/26/2015 5:18:20 PM PDT · 28 of 34
    monkeyshine to BeauBo

    Thanks. I should’ve known not to trust the source to be complete.

  • Yemen: Egyptian Navy Chases Iranian Warships to Retreat from Port of Aden

    03/26/2015 3:55:12 PM PDT · 14 of 34
    monkeyshine to EQAndyBuzz

    Iran is hardly stretched militarily. They are mostly just supporting rebel groups with weapons and a small number of troops are stationed in those countries. Iran and Syria have a mutual defense agreement in place, and the Shia have common cause with the Alawites which is the ruling clan in Syria (but only about 12% of the Syrian population) and is an offshoot of the Shia sect.

  • Yemen: Egyptian Navy Chases Iranian Warships to Retreat from Port of Aden

    03/26/2015 3:51:51 PM PDT · 12 of 34
    monkeyshine to tcrlaf

    An Army General in charge of a shipping lane?

  • Yemen: Egyptian Navy Chases Iranian Warships to Retreat from Port of Aden

    03/26/2015 3:50:01 PM PDT · 10 of 34
    monkeyshine to tcrlaf

    Iranians don’t want to get into a shooting war with Arab countries right now days before they sign the nuclear deal. Maybe on Monday they will shoot back, but for now they are content to support every rebel force in the region (except ISIS) and keep arms length deniability.

  • Travel Schedules Suggest Iran ‘Deal’ To Be Staged Sunday

    03/26/2015 2:17:00 PM PDT · 4 of 19
    monkeyshine to drewh

    We are going to sign a nuclear deal with them while they are backing a rebel force to overthrow Yemeni government which we hold out as a positive example in the region.

  • The Hillary backer who will pose problems for her 2016 bid

    03/26/2015 2:01:25 PM PDT · 11 of 11
    monkeyshine to Cincinatus' Wife

    So what she did was subverting the law and the right of the people to see what their government does, but he will still vote for her anyway because the Republicans are not trying to change people’s minds on policy but rather trying to get them to stay at home instead of voting... Got it!

  • Unhappy With a Moderate Jeb Bush, Conservatives Aim to Unite Behind an Alternative

    03/26/2015 12:58:03 PM PDT · 6 of 55
    monkeyshine to C19fan

    It will be good to have Ted Cruz and Rand Paul in the mix early on. It is important that they put forward strong ideas for a more limited government, to explain how the country won’t fall apart, poor people and the elderly won’t be ejected from their homes, kids won’t be forced to eat ketchup for vegetables. We have not in a long time had a serious conversation about the role of government, the scope of government, and the importance of individual liberty. Having at least two people in the race I hope will advance these ideas among the general public. It may not win this time but its important to keep the conversation robust.

  • Clinton Camp Warns Us Not to Use Certain "Sexist" Words

    03/26/2015 12:43:58 PM PDT · 63 of 86
    monkeyshine to kosciusko51

    Not much, I agree. But if they accept these formal preconditions in advance of writing any subject they are selling whatever is left of their soul. I give her credit for her brazenness. She is basically saying I want it all, and you have no choice but to support me and I know it, so you will have to do things the way I want them to be done.

  • Clinton Camp Warns Us Not to Use Certain "Sexist" Words

    03/26/2015 12:29:48 PM PDT · 57 of 86
    monkeyshine to yoe

    This could not be more like Pravda if it was written in Moscow. She controls the subject, and even the words used. At her so-called “press conference” about the emails she only took questions agreed to in advance. She later spoke to a jovial audience telling them it is a new beginning but took no questions. They laughed on cue like trained seals. Now she wants to tell them what words they can use. It is already well understood and expressed that you can only write about the things that she wants you to write about. I can’t believe anyone could seriously support her for President where she will have complete control over access to government officials, documents etc. The press supporting her would be writing their own death certificate. They would officially become an arm of one party, and would read like People magazine full of Press Releases prepared by the ministry of truth.

  • Gotham ‘gun shop’ appears as ruse to preach anti-firearm message (Manhattan NYC)

    03/25/2015 11:31:30 PM PDT · 42 of 43
    monkeyshine to MaxMax

    Third paragraph: “Pro-gun advocates called the effort a misleading stunt”.

  • New York Times Writer Wonders if Bowe Bergdahl Will Get Honorable Discharge

    03/25/2015 2:27:15 PM PDT · 22 of 56
    monkeyshine to PJ-Comix

    Will he still be eligible for his participation medal?

  • One Direction's Zayn Malik quits band

    03/25/2015 2:09:19 PM PDT · 4 of 22
    monkeyshine to rickmichaels

    Is this the kid who couldn’t come to the US a few months ago because he was rumored to have some drug problems and couldn’t physically make it?

    PS: your link goes to a Heinz-Kraft merger article.

  • Jewish establishment sounds alarm as White House rhetoric intensifies [Israel]

    03/24/2015 2:24:09 PM PDT · 25 of 32
    monkeyshine to Star Traveler
    their reactions ranged from deep concern to "bewilderment."

    Stemming from 7 years of denial.

  • Jeb Bush Condemned Over Speech at Anti-Israel Conference [Mark Levin]

    03/24/2015 10:40:22 AM PDT · 9 of 34
    monkeyshine to SJackson

    I didn’t know Jemes F The Jews Baker was still alive.

  • It’s Obama, Not Netanyahu, Who’s Killed the Two-State Solution

    03/23/2015 4:51:58 PM PDT · 7 of 25
    monkeyshine to RetiredArmy; SJackson

    There is basically no incentive for the Palestinian leaderhip to want a 2 state solution because there is no disincentive if they don’t. They get plenty of world sympathy, lots of money, and are able to shirk their responsibilities to their people by blaming Israel for their shortcomings. Palestinian leadership doesn’t have a unified people, they are a divided people in more than just geography. They are split between Gaza, West Bank, and Lebanon & Jordan among others. But they are further split by ideology Hamas vs PLO, and by tactics, and by clannish loyalties. They get everything they need already provided by others - infrastructure, water, electricity, currency, tax collection, exports etc. Why would they want to take all of these responsibilities on themselves, willingly surrender all that money and aid and sympathy, and knowing they would likely end up fighting each other over spoils and failings.

  • House Democrats unveil budget matching Obama’s tax increases

    03/23/2015 11:58:07 AM PDT · 10 of 12
    monkeyshine to headstamp 2

    Yes, I was mostly being sarcastic. I agree its about control.

  • How Rand Paul Supporters Provided Awkward Backdrop for Ted Cruz’s 2016 Announcement

    03/23/2015 11:47:43 AM PDT · 39 of 97
    monkeyshine to Kaled

    At least one good thing will come if both Rand and Cruz are in the race. For the first time in a long time the country will get to hear a serious debate about the role of government in our lives. I am looking forward to it.

  • House Democrats unveil budget matching Obama’s tax increases

    03/23/2015 11:37:45 AM PDT · 8 of 12
    monkeyshine to Olog-hai

    Why do they need to raise taxes? They have no problem spending money they don’t have anyway. Just print it, borrow it, monetize debt etc. In fact, why tax anyone at all? Just print and spend. They do that anyway it just a question of degrees now.

  • The New York Times wrote a brutal takedown of Chelsea Clinton's husband's hedge fund

    03/23/2015 10:08:30 AM PDT · 37 of 43
    monkeyshine to Liz
    "The Nigerian man came out with a chemical, threw it on the money, and it all turned to $100 bills. He gave me 10 to have them tested back home. And they were real," Mezvinsky told a reporter.

    You had me going until that last line.

  • Steinitz to Paris as cracks appear between France and Washington over Iran deal

    03/22/2015 3:25:41 PM PDT · 6 of 23
    monkeyshine to Dave346

    Obama is pushing a bad deal, and just about everyone outside the White House knows it.